2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 176Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 176

CLUTCHING (PVT) OverheatingDiagnosis During routine maintenance, or whenever PVT system overheating is evident, it's important
longer component lifeInsufficient warm-up of Utility Task VehiclesTM exposed to low ambient temperaturesSlow and easy clutch
engagementWarm engine at least min then with transmission in neutral, advance throttle to approx18 throttle in short bursts,
to timesThe belt will become more flexible and prevent belt burningFast, effective use of the throttle for efficient engagement
TowingPushing at low RPMlow ground Use Low onlyspeedPlowing snow, dirt, etcutility useStuck in mud or snowClimbing over large
objects from stopped positionUse Low onlyShift the transmission to Low, carefully use fast, aggressive throttle application
to engage clutchWARNING: Excessive throttle may cause loss of control and vehicle overturnShift the transmission to Low,
carefully use fast, aggressive, brief throttle application to engage clutchWARNING: Excessive throttle may cause loss of
control and vehicle overturnShift the transmission to neutralUsing the throttle, vary the engine rpm from idle to full throttleRepeat